Tom with Impacted Crop?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by EEBLACKCOPPERMARAN, Nov 6, 2013.

  1. EEBLACKCOPPERMARAN

    EEBLACKCOPPERMARAN Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My tom was eating a bit of grass a few days ago and now he is moving his neck trying to dislodge something stuck. Is there any remedies for this? Do I treat it differently that a regular chicken? Should I give him olive oil?

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  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict

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    I'm not familiar with turkeys, but I would assume the treatment for an impacted crop would be the same as a chicken. Some impacted crops require surgery to remove the impaction. Here is a link on crops: http://www.tillysnest.com/2012/01/crop-issues.html
     
  3. EEBLACKCOPPERMARAN

    EEBLACKCOPPERMARAN Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thankyou! Does anyone else know anything about it?
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I don't know a lot about it (I've never dealt with it myself). However, as Eggcessive said, follow the instructions for what to do when a chicken has an impacted crop. Give some olive oil, and massage the crop.
     

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